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VenedyMarch 2, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 am Sunday School

10:00am Sunday Morning Worship Service – Fourth Sunday of Lent: Isaiah 12: 1 – 2; II Corinthians 5: 16 – 21; Luke 15: 1 – 32

Esther, the comfort dog from Holy Cross, Collinsville, will visit the evening Confirmation class and mid week Lenten Services on Wednesday March 2 at St Salvator Lutheran Church

March 13 at 11:00am St Salvator Chicken Noodle Soup and Chili Dinner in the Educational Building

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service, Second Sunday of Lent

7:00 – 8:00pm Wednesday March 2 at St John’s UCC, Johannisburg,

Wednesday March 9 and 16 at Zion UCC Addieville, Devotion and Bible Study, ‘Living Lent as People of the Resurrection’.

Fellowship and dessert 8 – 8:30 pm

Please remember St John’s Mission Project for March and April is Kindercottage

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.

Friday morning, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege motored to Bloomington where they met Howard and Cindy McHenry. They attended the IHSA Girls Class 1A/2A Basketball State Finals at Illinois State University at Redbird Arena/Normal. Winners were Class 1A – 1st place to Hardin Calhoun, 2nd place to Moweaqua(Central A and M), 3rd place to Shabbona(Indian Creek), 4th place to Seton Academy. Class 2A – 1st place to Byron, 2nd place to Teutopolis, 3rd place to Camp Point(Central), 4th place to St. Joseph. Driving by Miller Park Lake on Saturday, Cindy and Ora Mae noticed people in the lake. Turns out it was the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics of Illinois raising more than $95,000. The Bloomington Polar Plunge is the largest event in Illinois. Saturday evening they also celebrated the February birthdays of Stanley and Howard. They returned to their homes on Sunday having experienced beautiful weather.

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do no stop”

March Bizarre and Unique Holidays

March is Red Cross Month

March 3 – National Anthem Day

March 4 – Employees Appreciation Day, First Friday in March

March 8 – International (Working) Women’s Day

March 10 – Popcorn Lovers Day, Second Thursday

Steve and David Droege attended the St Louis Blues and New York Rangers Hockey game at Scottrade Center Thursday evening.

It is easier to cut marshmallows when they are frozen or at least very cold.

Some are residents attended the Okawville American Legion Wurst Markt Sunday at the Legion Home.

A Swiss tradition, if a man loses a piece of bread in the fondue pot, he must buy the table a bottle of wine. If a woman does it, she must kiss the man next to her. (Maybe this accounts for fondue’s popularity in the ‘70s)

Patrons enjoyed a squirrel fry at Seg’s Place in Venedy Sunday Afternoon.

What do you get when you cross a Shamrock with Poison Ivy?

A rash of good luck!!

No more tears, try placing onions in the freezer for just 5 minutes before slicing them. No more tears.

Green Bean hint, put 1 beef bouillon cube to a can of green beans in the cooking pot. It sure makes the beans tasty.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.